The Dodge Challenger is a 2-door coupe with styling inspired by the 1970 Challenger. It's based on Chrysler Group's full-size LX platform but it's considered a pony car, which has traditionally been a smaller coupe or convertible with a large engine.
The Lexus GS 350 is the luxury division's "executive car," a mid-luxe vehicle with performance features. It's available with a conventional V-6 engine; the hybrid model is called the GS 450h.
Mainstream adoption of technology is having a major impact on the way auto insurance customers in Canada interact with their insurance provider, according to the J.D. Power & Associates 2013 Canadian Auto Insurance Satisfaction StudySM released today.
Detroit's three automakers led the charge in April by selling more new vehicles--especially large pickup trucks--in the U.S. market than in the same month of 2012.
Prices for the redesigned 2014 Lexus IS have been announced, and the new 2014 IS 250 with rear-wheel drive will cost $36,845 including the $895 destination charge.
The box is back for another year, as the 2013 Nissan Cube returns with its combination of polarizing style and commendable versatility. Labeled a small station wagon by the EPA, the quirky Cube offers seating for 5 occupants, spacious cargo area, and high crash-test scores.
Introduced in 1990 as a body-on-frame midsize SUV, the Explorer underwent a generational change for the 2011 model year, being reincarnated as a unibody crossover vehicle. The result is a lighter and more spacious product that's ordinarily used as a family hauler.
The Audi Q7 is a large luxury SUV with seating for seven. The diesel engine has gained a little more power for the 2013 model year, and a few options have been added; otherwise the Q7 is little changed from 2012.
After decades of stagnation, competition in the full-size van segment is heating up. Mercedes-Benz is responding to an onslaught of fresh competitors with an updated version of its 2014 Sprinter, which offers new styling in combination with cleaner engines, added safety technology, and modifications designed to make the van easier to use.
The NADA/J.D. Power & Associates Western Automotive Conference is a half-day event of exceptional keynote presentations and compelling executive OEM panel discussions focusing on the California/L.A. area automotive marketplace. Last year's inaugural conference attracted over 300 attendees. The WAC audience consists of manufacturers, dealers, suppliers, and advertising and marketing professionals who seek to acquire a unique macro perspective on the U.S. economy and the auto industry, and gain insight on the latest trends automotive market.
Customer satisfaction with auto insurance companies is generally high and climbing, according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates auto insurance customer satisfaction research, which indicates that fewer customers are shopping for new auto insurers, but those who are shopping are serious about switching insurers.
Though it was completely redesigned for the 2013 model year, the Ford Fusion receives numerous upgrades for 2014.
After three years on the market, the 2013 Honda Crosstour arrives with revised styling, new technology features, powertrain upgrades, increased fuel economy, and improved interior materials.
Toyota calls the 2014 4Runner "redesigned," and the rugged body-on-frame SUV does offer new styling details for each of its three trim levels: SR5, Trail, and Limited.
The 2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara is a compact crossover SUV that seats five. It's available in three trim levels. The Suzuki Grand Vitara is well equipped at the base level; Premium and Limited trim levels are also available.